Re: [websec] Strict-Transport-Security syntax redux

Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com> Thu, 29 December 2011 21:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [websec] Strict-Transport-Security syntax redux
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On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2011-12-29 20:50, Adam Barth wrote:
>> ..-
>
>> As I wrote before, I don't think we should include quoted-string in
>> the grammar.  As far as I know, no one has implemented it and I have
>> no plans to implement quoted-string in Chrome.  Having quoted-string
>> in the grammar only leads to pain.,
>
> It would be helpful if you were more precise on the pain it causes,
> considering you need to process extension directives anyway...

We've been over this several times before.  The problem is the
requirement to balance DQUOTE and the complexities surrounding the
error conditions if the DQUOTEs don't balance properly (including
escaping).

Adam